Anson McCook Beard, Jr., Honorary Degree Recipient
Anson McCook Beard, Jr., Wheaton trustee, is awarded an honorary degree.
Mr. Beard served as a member of the board of trustees from 1971 until his retirement in 2008. He served on the executive and resources committees, co-chaired the Campaign for Wheaton in the 1990s, and was the chairman of the board from 1997 to 2001.